How To Create a Password Reset Disk


If you’re running Windows XP Professional as a local user in a workgroup environment, you can create a password reset disk to log onto your computer when you forget your password. To create a password reset disk :
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click User Accounts.
  2. Click your account name.
  3. Under Related Tasks, click Prevent a forgotten password.
  4. Follow the directions in the Forgotten Password Wizard to create a password reset disk.
  5. Store the disk in a secure location, because anyone using it can access your local user account